In the United Kingdom the tournament will be shown on the BBC and Premier Sports. The deal sees the BBC covering at 7 matches, 3 of which being England pool matches, 1 quarter final, 1 semi final and the final. Premier Sports are showing all 28 matches with 21 matches exclusive to the channel including all Australia matches apart from England v Australia and all New Zealand matches, 3 Quarter Finals and 1 Semi Final. The BBC can cover any other matches that are not exclusive to Premier Sports but have only selected to do this for the opening Wales game vs Italy. Under this deal the BBC will also cover some of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, 2014 Four Nations and 2016 Four Nations.
In Australia, Channel 7 won the rights to broadcast the World Cup across all platforms, and will show all games live on 7 mate.In New Zealand, every match will be shown live on Sky Sport,while the tournament will be covered in Papua New Guinea by EM TV.French TV coverage will be handled by beIN Sport, while all matches will be broadcast in North Africa and the Middle East by OSN.